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The Varsity Athletic Awards took place on Thursday, May 23, in the Kennedy Fellowship Hall. The night included a video slideshow featuring action photos of our student-athletes, a team recognition video, and finally, an awards presentation. The accomplishments of our teams and student-athletes were celebrated, and it was a memorable night. The highest award of the evening is the C.L.A.S.S. Award for a male and female athlete who has displayed Christ-likeness, dynamic leadership, academic excellence, servant attitude, and sportsmanship in their athletic careers. This commitment to the goals of Westminster Academy and WA Athletics is seen in athletes throughout their career, not just a single year. Therefore, the award goes to junior or senior athletes. Congratulations...

The faculty and staff would like to express our utmost gratitude to the Lions’ Parent Association for all of their hard work this year. The Lions’ Parent Association actively supports the mission of WA by providing opportunities to connect and cultivate friendships, promoting volunteerism and school spirit, and raising awareness of WA in the local community. We would like to recognize those who have served in a leadership position this year: Chair—Bevan Harms Treasurer—Loren Eaton Secretary—Susan Korthals Ambassadors Team Leader—Sabrina Natt Events Team Leader—Laura Harms Faculty & Staff Appreciation Team Leaders—Ale Ora & Elizabeth Rodrigues Hospitality Team Leader—Sylvia Delgado Prayer &...

Dear WA Community, This past Tuesday evening, we finally had the opportunity to gather in our newly renovated Dr. Kenneth P. Wackes Media Center. Re-dedicating the space, we celebrated the completion of the project with its donors. Above all, we honored the life of our Headmaster Emeritus, Dr. Ken Wackes. Virtually everyone in the room was directly impacted by the life and work of Dr. Wackes—both as a leader and shepherd. We also heard from his lovely wife, Ruth, who joined us with her children and grandchildren. Technology and advancement were always at the forefront of Dr. Wackes’ vision for WA. She...

Next week marks milestones for many of our students. Our year-end receptions need many hands on deck to ensure success! Join us as we prepare to honor our fifth-grade classes, our eighth-grade classes, and seniors through receptions held May 29-30. Click here to sign up! The LPA appreciates your feedback as they begin to prepare for next school year! Please email lpa@wa.edu with any questions or ideas you may have....

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